Prospective Students

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[06/28/2021] Our group has two Ph.D. openings for Spring and Fall 2022.

  • Please contact with Prof. Zhu if you have relevant background on machine learning, deep learning, optimization and reinforcement learning.

  • Please read the following items carefully before you email me:

    • Please include a detailed description regarding to the relevant projects

    • Use "Prospective [PhD/MASc] ML/RL student - [Your name] - [Term]" as your email subject (to help me filter out spams).

    • I highly value a solid background of mathematics and process systems engineering. Please remember to highlight your related experiences (e.g., publications, contests, awards, etc.).

    • Please also include your self-introduction, resume, transcripts and other supporting materials in the email.

    • Please note that only the promising candidates will be contacted for interviews.

breakProspective PhD and MASc Students

I am always looking for talented students who are excited about process systems engineering, especially on process data analytics and machine learning. I recruit students from ChE graduate program; For other programs, please contact me with potential opportunities. 

For all prospective students, please read the following items carefully before you email me:

  • Use "Prospective [PhD/MASc] student - [Your name] - [Term]" as your email subject (to help me filter out spams).

  • Read some of my projects and papers, and specify how your research interests and experience match mine.

  • I highly value a solid background of mathematics and process systems engineering. Please remember to highlight your related experiences (e.g., publications, contests, awards, etc.).

  • Please also include your self-introduction, resume, transcripts and other supporting materials in the email.

  • Please note that only the promising candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Postdoctoral Positions

Please contact with me if you are interested in the postdoc positions in my group. We may also sponsor candidates with suitable background and strong publication records to compete for some postdoc scholarships (Please refer to the website for more information).

Current MEng Students

For current MEng students, if you are interested in transferring to a MASc program and have a strong background in statistics and process systems engineering, please email me with the following information.

  • Use "Current MEng student - [Your name]" as your email subject (to help me filter out spams).

  • Read some of my projects and papers, and specify how your research interests match mine.

  • Highlight your related experiences (e.g., publications, contests, awards, etc.).

  • Include your self-introduction, resume, transcripts and other supporting materials.

Other Opportunities

We also have other positions for undergraduate students, visiting scholars, etc. Please contact me for more information.